Posts Tagged: The End of the Tour

The Rumpus Interview with David Lipsky

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David Lipsky, whose book was recently adapted into the movie The End of the Tour, discusses his career as a writer and journalist as it’s evolved in the twenty years since his road trip with David Foster Wallace.

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Got to Pg. 359 and Stopped Reading

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So why has Infinite Jest, supposedly such an influential novel, become a paper weight, a talking point, a bench-mark of high- and low-brow intellectuality? Why has no one (or, more accurately, why does everyone think that no one) has actually read the thing? Jonathan Russell Clark has something to say: a little slap on the […]

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David (Foster Wallace) and David (Lipsky) on the Art of Conversation

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But actually, part of what I think Lipsky wanted was to have a good, long, conversation, one of those talks that lift you out of your regular life and into another mode of being, the way a really good book can. Though we may have recoiled at the thought, we might as well reconcile ourselves […]

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